Table 5 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by Harmonized System

Table 5. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: June 2015 to June 2016 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
May
2016(1)
Index Percent change
May
2016
June
2016
Annual Monthly
June
2015
to
June
2016
Feb.
2016
to
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2016
to
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2016
to
May
2016
May
2016
to
June
2016

Live animals; animal products

I

1.500 191.4 187.0 1.0 0.1 2.7 2.1 -2.3

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.399 243.9 234.8 0.1 -3.1 4.8 6.4 -3.7

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.785 141.2 136.7 7.4 1.9 3.0 1.9 -3.2

Vegetable products

II

1.955 193.2 184.7 -8.5 -3.4 1.0 -0.5 -4.4

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.455 411.0 407.4 -11.4 -5.2 4.8 -7.7 -0.9

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.563 92.2 79.9 -16.3 -2.8 -1.7 -0.3 -13.3

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.363 228.3 230.1 -5.1 -0.4 0.8 0.8 0.8

Oilseeds & misc grains, seeds, plants, straw & fodder (Dec. 2015=100)

12

0.175 107.0 107.3 - -0.7 1.9 3.5 0.3

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.281 106.7 106.8 0.8 2.9 6.3 -2.2 0.1

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.791 160.4 163.5 1.7 0.7 0.3 0.5 1.9

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.191 85.8 86.9 -4.0 1.3 -0.1 -0.2 1.3

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.248 114.6 115.2 3.5 4.1 0.7 2.9 0.5

Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers' wares (Dec. 2007=100)

19

0.288 133.2 133.2 0.9 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.0

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, or other parts of plants

20

0.324 154.5 154.6 -0.6 0.8 0.3 -0.6 0.1

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.039 128.8 128.7 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.1

Mineral products

V

8.045 146.0 154.6 -26.7 8.6 9.7 14.9 5.9

Mineral fuels, oils and residuals, bituminous substances and mineral waxes

27

7.786 143.2 152.2 -26.9 9.0 10.0 15.5 6.3

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

8.925 147.2 147.0 -0.9 -1.1 0.0 0.3 -0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.570 264.6 260.4 -12.5 -1.0 -1.1 0.7 -1.6

Organic chemicals

29

2.391 120.6 120.9 -2.3 -2.4 0.4 0.3 0.2

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.889 142.8 142.2 4.0 0.1 -0.1 0.6 -0.4

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.286 77.2 78.1 -29.6 -7.7 1.0 -0.8 1.2

Tanning extracts; dye, pigments, varnish, paints & putty (Dec. 2011=100)

32

0.189 97.6 97.8 -1.7 1.0 0.1 0.3 0.2

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.669 101.3 101.0 12.2 0.0 -1.3 0.0 -0.3

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.511 136.5 136.6 -3.9 -0.4 0.3 0.3 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.254 140.2 140.3 -4.1 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.257 131.6 131.6 -3.3 -0.8 0.6 0.4 0.0

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc

VIII

0.715 124.7 124.1 -3.1 -0.4 -0.2 0.1 -0.5

Articles of leather; travel goods, bags, etc. of various materials

42

0.681 129.3 128.9 -1.4 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.3

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, basketware and wickerwork

IX

0.824 139.7 140.6 1.4 0.9 1.8 0.9 0.6

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (Dec. 2014=100)

44

0.798 96.0 96.6 1.6 1.0 1.8 1.1 0.6

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.158 109.8 109.9 -1.8 0.4 -0.4 0.0 0.1

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or paperboard

48

0.786 104.6 104.4 -1.5 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.2

Printed matter (Dec. 2015=100)

49

0.212 100.3 100.4 - 0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

5.520 113.4 113.4 -1.0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

2.280 103.5 103.4 -0.8 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.918 120.1 120.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.638 103.1 103.0 -3.4 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1

Headgear, umbrellas, artifical flowers, etc.

XII

1.542 123.0 122.9 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.340 122.1 122.1 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, ceramics, glass etc.

XIII

0.973 132.4 131.4 -1.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 -0.8

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2015=100)

68

0.339 100.5 98.9 - 0.4 0.4 0.7 -1.6

Ceramic products

69

0.284 137.5 137.0 -1.4 -0.7 0.0 0.0 -0.4

Glass and glassware

70

0.350 130.2 130.0 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.3 -0.2

Pearls, stones, precious metals, imitation jewelry, and coins

XIV

3.123 172.4 167.7 -1.8 3.3 -0.1 2.8 -2.7

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.452 155.0 155.6 -7.4 0.2 0.7 1.6 0.4

Iron and steel

72

1.295 164.1 170.2 -6.3 0.1 3.5 5.7 3.7

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.736 139.0 139.1 -6.1 -0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.368 246.5 240.3 -19.8 2.9 -0.2 -0.8 -2.5

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.735 122.3 120.9 -8.1 0.4 0.1 1.3 -1.1

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.449 122.8 122.6 -5.0 -0.7 -0.8 -0.7 -0.2

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.530 136.7 136.7 -1.2 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

Machinery, electrical equipment, TV image and sound recorders, parts, etc.

XVI

30.854 81.1 80.8 -2.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.1 -0.4

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.689 86.2 85.7 -2.3 -0.1 -0.2 0.2 -0.6

Electrical machinery and equip, sound and TV recorders & reproducers, parts

85

15.165 76.2 76.1 -1.9 -0.1 -0.4 0.1 -0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.482 114.3 114.4 -0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.970 112.9 113.1 -0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (Dec. 2002=100)

88

1.440 120.2 119.0 -0.8 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -1.0

Optical, photo, measuring, medical & musical instruments; & timepieces

XVIII

4.039 103.3 103.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 0.1 0.2

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.706 100.1 100.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 0.1 0.2

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.268 141.8 141.6 -0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.226 112.2 112.1 -0.6 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Furniture & stuffed furnishings; lamps & lighting fittings, nesoi; prefab bldgs

94

2.587 116.9 116.6 -0.6 -0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.3

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.358 103.5 103.7 -1.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.2

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.281 135.2 135.2 0.8 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2014 trade values.

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the 3 months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

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